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Rajnath Singh

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Rajnath Singh: Defence Minister of India
Rajnath Singh is an Indian politician serving as the Defence Minister of India. He is currently the Deputy Leader of the House Lok Sabha. He is the former President of Bharatiya Janata Party. He has previously served as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and as a Cabinet Minister in the Vajpayee Government. He was the Home Minister in the First Modi Ministry. He has also served as the President of the BJP twice i.e. 2005 to 2009 and 2013 to 2014. He is a veteran leader of the BJP who started his career as a RSS Swayamsevak. He is an advocate of the party's Hindutva ideology. He has also served the party in the Uttar Pradesh state from where he started his political career as a youth leader. He was also the minister of Road Transport and Highways and Agriculture under Prime ministership of Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

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Rajnath Singh says the appointment of new CDS will be made soon | Oneindia News *news [Video]

Rajnath Singh says the appointment of new CDS will be made soon | Oneindia News *news

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh says the appointment of new CDS will be made soon. The post of CDS has been lying vacant since General Bipin Rawat's death in a helicopter crash on December 8 last..

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh announces the Agnipath recruitment scheme |OneIndia News*NewsBulletin [Video]

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh announces the Agnipath recruitment scheme |OneIndia News*NewsBulletin

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh announces the Agnipath recruitment scheme; PM Modi directs govt ministries to recruit 10 lakh people in next 1.5 years ; Rahul Gandhi reach the ED office for questioning..

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Indian Naval Ships: How Are They Named? | Oneindia News [Video]

Indian Naval Ships: How Are They Named? | Oneindia News

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launched two indigenous ships on May 17th for the Indian Navy at Mazagaon Dock Limited’s shipyard in Mumbai. These will be formally inducted in India’s naval arsenal..

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Rajnath Singh's flight and 10 other flights diverted due to heavy rainfall in Delhi | Oneindia News [Video]

Rajnath Singh's flight and 10 other flights diverted due to heavy rainfall in Delhi | Oneindia News

Yesterday evening, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh's flight among at least 11 flights were diverted from the Delhi airport. This happened after heavy rain and thunderstorms lashed the national capital..

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Rajnath Singh asks for faster work near India-China border | 63rd Raising Day event | Oneindia News [Video]

Rajnath Singh asks for faster work near India-China border | 63rd Raising Day event | Oneindia News

Rajnath Singh has asked the BRO to enhance its capability with the latest technology for faster development of infrastructure in India-China border areas; Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur..

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Agnipath a transformative scheme; we will keep reviewing it: Rajnath Singh


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Zee Conclave: Won't let China usurp even an inch of Indian territory, says Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh, one of the senior-most BJP leaders, said the Narendra Modi government has dealt with several security challenges effectively.
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Day before filing papers, Murmu meets PM, netas

Poised for her entry to the Rashtrapati Bhavan as 15th president of the country with what appears to be winning numbers on her side, NDA nominee Droupadi Murmu on Thursday reached the national capital..
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Prez polls: Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, JP Nadda hail Droupadi Murmu's nomination


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Vice President Naidu as next president? Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, JP Nadda meeting with him sparks buzz


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Agnipath scheme: Rajnath Singh meets chiefs of Army, Navy and IAF amid escalating protests

It is learnt that the focus of the deliberations was on pacifying the protesters.
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Rajnath Singh to hold another meeting today amid protests over Agnipath Scheme


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Agnipath third major transformative defence reform: Rajnath Singh

“The Agnipath scheme has brought a revolutionary change in the process of recruitment in the armed forces of this country,” Singh said, while adding that misunderstandings are being spread against..
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Agnipath scheme rolled out after wide-ranging consultations: Rajnath Singh

As protests against the 'Agnipath' scheme intensified, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday strongly defended the new military recruitment model saying it was rolled out after wide-ranging..
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Rajnath Singh says assembly polls in J&K possible by year-end

Addressing an event to celebrate the 200th year of the coronation of Maharaja Gulab Singh, the defence minister said the delimitation exercise has been completed and now the number of seats has gone up..
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Foreign conspiracy behind communal tension, target killings in J&K: Rajnath Singh


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Assembly elections in J&K possibly by year end, says Defence minister Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday hinted at holding assembly elections in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir "by this year-end". Addressing a function here, Singh, who is on a two-day..
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Rajnath Singh vouches for Agnipath, says 'scheme golden opportunity for youth to join defence system, serve the country'

"Due to a snag in the recruitment process in the army for two years, many youths did not get the opportunity to join the army. This is a fact. That is why, keeping in mind the future of the youth and..
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Pakistan trying to ‘bleed India with thousands cuts’: Rajnath Singh

“Our neighbour has always resorted to anti-India activities. J&K witnessed terror activities in the past as well. Now, Pakistan is continuously trying to disturb peace in the country through its..
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Agnipath scheme will give rise to disaffection among youth, BJP MP Varun Gandhi writes to Rajnath

Questioning some provisions of the Centre's Agnipath scheme, launched on Tuesday for recruitment soldiers on a short-term contractual basis, BJP MP Varun Gandhi on Thursday said it will give rise to..
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'Waste of training costs, will cause unemployment': Varun Gandhi writes to Rajnath Singh amid Agnipath scheme row

BJP MP Varun Gandhi has expressed his apprehension over the new Agnipath scheme launched by the Centre for military recruitment.
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Defence minister Rajnath Singh and BJP chief JP Nadda dial opposition for consensus on Presidential polls

Singh had telephonic conversations with Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, NCP chief Sharad Pawar, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, Samajwadi party chief Akhilesh Yadav, and BJD..
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Presidential poll 2022: Rajnath Singh speaks to Mamata Banerjee, other Opposition leaders

Mamata Banerjee convened a gathering of opposition parties to discuss fielding an unified candidate against the NDA in the presidential election.
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Process on, new CDS will be appointed soon: Rajnath Singh


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Government unveils radical scheme to recruit soldiers for 4 years

The government on Tuesday announced the radical and far-reaching ‘Agnipath’ scheme to recruit all new soldiers only for four years, deploying defence minister Rajnath Singh and the three Service..
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Process for appointment of CDS under way: Rajnath Singh

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said the appointment of the new Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) will be made soon and that the process for it is under way.
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Rajnath Singh to hold press conference in Delhi today


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Prepare for full-scale war in future, better military-civilian synergy needed: Rajnath Singh

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said India needs to remain prepared for a full-scale war in the future and called for better synergy between the armed forces and the civil administration for..
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Presidential election: BJP deputes JP Nadda, Rajnath Singh to work on consensus


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Presidential candidate: Rajnath, Nadda to hold talks with allies, oppn

With presidential polls around the corner, BJP president JP Nadda and Union minister Rajnath Singh have started discussions with different political parties in an effort to arrive at a consensus on the..
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Rajnath Singh hands over 12 high-speed guard boats to Vietnam


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China on mind, Rajnath visits Vietnam to boost defence ties

Defence minister Rajnath Singh reached Vietnam on a three-day visit on Tuesday to further crank up bilateral defence ties, in the backdrop of both countries being wary of the aggressive moves by China..
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Rajnath holds "productive" talks with visiting Israeli defence minister, focus on regional security

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday held extensive talks with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Gantz, focusing on evolving regional security scenarios and ways to further strengthen bilateral..
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8 years of Modi govt: Rajnath Singh tops survey; No. 1 for both NDA, non-NDA voters

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is the top performing minister in the Modi cabinet among the NDA voters and non-NDA voters, reveals a survey of IANS-CVoter Survey.
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Nitin Gadkari a favourite among voters across categories

According to an IANS-CVoter Survey, Gadkari is firmly placed at number two position as per the opinion of NDA voters and the Opposition voters with a score of 8.07 and 6.81 respectively. He is..
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Navy's preparations not a provocation to any aggression: Rajnath Singh


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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh interacts with Indian Navy Staff deployed on INS Gharial in Sri Lanka


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Focus on being self-reliant in defence technology: Rajnath Singh tells stakeholders


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11 flights, including that of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, diverted after Delhi-NCR receives heavy rainfall

IMD has said that a cyclonic circulation prevailing over Punjab and Haryana will lead to irregular thundershowers today (May 21) as well.
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Don’t feel guilty about inflation, Rajnath Singh to cadre


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Rajnath Singh lauds TMR's continuous efforts in serving the armed personnel

The TMR Bravehearts squad is made up of about 20 experienced mountaineers (including veterans and civilians) who are constantly trained by Air
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Rajnath undertakes sortie in P-8I anti-submarine warfare aircraft of Indian Navy

The defence minister flew the sortie on Tuesday hours after he launched two frontline warships of the Indian Navy at the Mazagon Docks Limited (MDL) in Mumbai. "Defence minister Singh, during his visit..
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India’s balanced stand on Ukraine crisis won international support: Rajnath Singh


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India's economy experiencing V-shaped recovery due to Centre's all-round efforts: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

To alleviate the burden on the supply chain, Rajnath Singh stated that additional investments are being made both domestically and internationally.
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Self-respect first: Rajnath on standoff with China


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Covid pandemic, Ukraine war behind price rise: Rajnath Singh


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Not concerned about consequences but self-respect: Rajnath on China stand-off


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To counter China, BRO must boost border infrastructure, says defence minister

With China systematically building roads, bridges and military positions along the entire 3,488-km Line of Actual Control during the continuing troop confrontation in eastern Ladakh, defence minister..
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Rajnath bats for free & fair play for economic actors


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Rajnath asks BRO to further crank up border infrastructure development with latest technology

With China systematically building roads, bridges and military positions along the entire 3,488-km Line of Actual Control during the continuing troop confrontation in eastern Ladakh, defence minister..
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Providing facilities to those guarding borders top priority: Rajnath Singh


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Ukraine war shows need for self-reliance in def sector: Rajnath Singh


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Russia-Ukraine conflict highlighted need for being self-reliant in military requirements: Rajnath


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Rajnath holds talks with UK's defence procurement minister


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'Will even cross border to counter terrorism': Defence Minister Rajnath Singh's strong message

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that India won't hesitate to "cross the border if country is targeted from the outside".
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